May 7, 2013 · 6:00 PM
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Weekly Slow and Steady Bike Hike -
Glenmore Trail to Chestermere
TO ATTEND: review event details and answer the questions in the RSVP.
Distance: 40 km
Event Directions: Head east on Heritage Drive SE past Deerfoot and Brasso Nissan to a dirt parking lot on the right side of Heritage Drive just before going under Glenmore Trail. The parking lot leads to a boat launch ramp and the Bow River Pathway. We will cycle back under Glenmore Trail on the pathway and along Glenmore Trail to the Canal Pathway via residential streets.
Itinerary: Head along canal pathway to Chestermere for a coffee at local shop and return to Glenmore Trail parking area. Most of the route is on pathways.
Required Items to Bring:
· Parch Repellant - 2 liters of H2O and snacks
· Road Bike - Helmet - mandatory
- tire repair kit &/or spare tube - basic tools
· Dress in layers - you'll warm up & cool down quickly (incl. wind & rain)
· First aid kit
Recommended Items to Bring:
· Money for coffee
· Cell Phone
We'll do so Bike Yoga to warm up before the ride...
WAIVERS: Your consent is required for attending this event. You will be asked to provide the name and phone number of an emergency contact. Please read the Waiver by clicking HERE. I will bring the group waiver form with me to the Calgary Meetup location and the trail-head. You must sign it before you will be allowed to go on this hike.
Your Host is a volunteer and not a trained guide. All participants are responsible for assessing the current road conditions, current weather conditions, your current condition, current trail conditions and current avalanche conditions for the trip and you are responsible for your safety and well-being. You are fully prepared with proper gear and you're physically fit to do this hike with the group.